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The Argentina Ministry of Health reported today 38.1 percent of the country’s population completed their vaccination schedule against the COVID-19 disease.

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Officials say age groups that are more likely to develop serious symptoms that lead to hospitalization or death, already have coverage with second doses close to or greater than 80 percent.

For more details, according to the Federal Register of Nominal Vaccination (NOMIVAC), 82.6% of those over 70 years of age completed their scheme; 81.8% of people aged 60 or over, and 77% of people aged 50 and over.

Additional data released by the health ministry include:

  • 86.2 percent of the population from the age of 18 began their vaccination schedule and 53.2% completed it.
  • They have one dose: 92.3% of those who are 60 years of age or older, and 92.1% of those who are 50 years of age or older.
  • They started their scheme: 92.7% of people between 55 and 59 years old, as well as 90.9% of those belonging to the age group between 50 and 54 years old; 88.8% of those between 45 and 49, and 91.6% of the next group between 40 and 44 years old.
  • They also received the first dose: 87.7% of people between 35 and 39 years old; 83.6% of those between 30 and 34; 78.1% of the age group between 25 and 29 as well as 74.2% of the group between 18 and 24 years old.
  • They also received the two doses: 51.7% of those between 45 and 49 years old, 51.9% between 40 and 44 years old and 44.6% of the segment that follows from 35 to 39.
  • In addition, 39.7% of people between 30 to 34 years old; 33.2% of the 25 to 29 age group; and 27.4% of the following age group from 18 to 24 years, have protection with the two doses of vaccine.

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